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Research in the Department of History and Art History

 

The Department of History and Art History has a strong research tradition and has performed very well in the rounds of the Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF).


Research excellence

The department has a very strong record of collaborative research and has hosted a large number of research projects funded by large external grants.

The Caversham Project

The Caversham Project and its successor Sites of Gender were supported by funding from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology.

 

Marsden Fund projects

More recently the department has had a remarkable track record of winning grants from the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Marsden Fund.


Research culture

Staff within the Department have established reputations in their areas of expertise and the department as a whole has an energetic research culture.

Both our historians and art historians regularly host conferences and symposia, attend international scholarly events, and produce a substantial number of journal articles, book chapters, edited collections and monographs.


Research networks

Many members of the department are involved in inter-disciplinary research groupings within the University. These include:

 

Theses

Completed theses are kept in the Department's library.

A list of History theses can be found here.

A list of Art History theses can be found here.